Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, version 7.2, 20 November 2017), January 1815, trial of JAMES MORDANT (t18150111-22).

JAMES MORDANT, Royal Offences > coining offences, 11th January 1815.

143. JAMES MORDANT was indicted for that he, on the 2nd of December , feloniously and without lawful excuse, had in his custody and possession a forged bank note for the payment of 2 l. he knowing it to be forged .

To this indictment the prisoner pleaded

GUILTY.

Transported for Fourteen Years .

Second Middlesex jury, before Mr. Recorder.